Russia to lease out AWACS to India

Ulhas Joglekar ulhasj at SPAMbom4.vsnl.net.in
Mon Nov 8 09:08:33 MST 1999



Paul Flewers has obviously not heard about the quality of British
helicopters supplied to India.

Ulhas


----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Flewers <paul.flewers at virgin.net>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 1999 4:51 AM
Subject: Re: Russia to lease out AWACS to India


> Ulhas Joglekar cited The Hindu: <Russia to lease out AWACS to India: As
> India begins its post-Kargil military modernisation, Russia has decided
> to lease out its A-50 AWACS and TU-22 strategic bombers to New Delhi. >
>
> A friend of mine, the only left-winger I know who keeps an eye on
> military affairs, says that a few years back the Indian navy leased a
> Russian nuclear submarine, which turned out to be so radioactive that it
> was known by the crew as the 'Chernobyl'.
>
> Paul F
>










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